“Your high-speed rail was a no brainer … it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” said Murphy, who helped engineer Pittsburgh’s transformation from a rust-belt city to a biotech region. “It could have branded you as much as Disney has branded you. You could have said: ‘Look at us — we’re a 21st Century City.’ ” #

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood chided Scott for not thinking far enough into the future. #

It is revolution. It is constitutional usurpation. It is practically a whole new form of government. #

The changes could also land Supreme Court justices in the infamous Taj Mahal courthouse intended for the First District Court of Appeals. #

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